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: Seeing and Believing: The Image of God

Thoughts on Trinity Sunday by The Very Rev. A. I. M. Haggart assisted by a psychotherapist and Wilfred Brown.


Presenter: The Very Rev. A. I. M. Haggart
Assisted by: Wilfred Brown
Producer: R. T. Brooks

: Farming

and Weather for Farmers
The magazine for those who live by the land.
Introduced by John Cherrington.

Cattle Breeding in U.S.A.
Eric Lamming shows film of the King Ranch, Texas, and discusses with Sir John Hammond the breeding of the Santa Gertrudis cattle.

Farm Visit
John Greenslade visits Tony Emms, Lathwell Farm, Granborough, near Bletchley, Bucks.
Filmed by the BBC's Agricultural Film Unit
From the Midlands


Presenter: John Cherrington
Item presenter (Cattle Breeding in U.S.A.): Eric Lamming
Interviewee (Cattle Breeding in U.S.A.): Sir John Hammond
Item presenter (Farm Visit): John Greenslade
Farmer (Farm Visit): Tony Emms
Film editor: Henry Fowler
Producer: Gordon Mosley

: O Sul I Sul

Detholiad o ffilmiau newyddion yn dangos peth o weithgarwch Cymru a'r Cymry yo ystod yr wythnos
Y telediad yngngofal Adran, y Newyddion
This week's news reviewed.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)

: Dechrau Canu, Dechrau Canmol

Gwahoddwn chwi i ymuno & chynulleidfa eglwysi undebol y cylch mewn rhaglen o ganu emymau o Siloa, Capel yr Annibynwyr,
Aberdar Arweinydd , Mansel Thomas
Organydd. V. Anthony Lewis Unawdydd. Ritchie Thomas Cvflwynir yr emynau gan
Y Parch.M. R. Mainwaring Y telediad yng ngofal
Recordiad y BBC
A programme of community hymn-singing from Aberdare.
(Wenvoe, Blaen-Plwyf, Holme Moss, Sutton Coldfield, Crystal Palace)


Unknown: Aberdar Arweinydd
Unknown: Mansel Thomas

: The Adventures Hiram Holliday: Shipwrecked Ancestor

A film comedy series starring Wally Cox.

When Hiram arrives in North Africa, he tries to trace some papers belonging to one of his ancestors named Phineas.
He is side-tracked, however, by a scheme to turn sea water into petrol.


Hiram Holliday: Wally Cox

: Film Matinee presents: She Couldn't Say No

A comedy.
[Starring] Jean Simmons and Robert Mitchum

A lovely young heiress returns to her father's home town. Her impetuous generosity lead her into plenty of trouble but to a happy ending.


Director: Lloyd Bacon
Doc: Robert Mitchum
Corby: Jean Simmons
Otey: Arthur Hunnicutt

: Western Jigsaw

A film about people and places in Devon and Cornwall, where the holiday trade and new industries are altering the traditional way of life.
Filmed by the BBC West Region cameramen
Commentary spoken by Ronald Russell.
Music by Frank Evans and Jazz Inc.
Written and produced by John Irving.
First shown on West transmitters in April, 1961


Film editor: Geoffrey Crawford
Narrator: Ronald Russell
Guitarist: Frank Evans
Musicians: Jazz Inc.
Writer/producer: John Irving

: Bookstand

A kaleidoscope from the world of books with Dick Taverne.
The epic of the American Civil War
Stephen Crane's The Bed Badge of Courage


Presenter: Dick Taverne
Production unit: Christopher Burstall
Production unit: John Gibson
Production unit: Ian Martin
Production unit: Dennis Potter
Producer: Stephen Hearst

: Sooty: A Music Lesson

Sooty gives A Music Lesson with Sweep and Harry Corbett.
From the North
(Last shown in October, 1960)


Puppeteer: Harry Corbett
Producer: Trevor Hill

: The Man from the Moors

Written and produced by Shaun Sutton.
(BBC Recording)
(Paul Whitsun-Jones is appearing in "Oliver" at the New Theatre; Philip Latham is in "The Gazebo" at the Savoy Theatre, London)
See page 13


Writer/Producer: Shaun Sutton
Designer: Frederick Knapman
Mr Dickens: Barry Letts
Polly: Sheila Shand Gibbs
Tom: Royston Thomas
Stubbs: Tony Robinson
Mr Grimshaw: Paul Whitsun-Jones
Mrs Grimshaw: Edna Petrie
Mr Milling: Philip Latham
Charley: Jonathan Collins
Sam: Hugh Janes
Ned: Andrew Beeching

: Test Pilot

Front the Polish Documentary Film Studio, Warsaw.
There is nothing to compare with the feeling of achievement and exhilaration experienced by the pilot who breaks through the sound barrier during the testing of a new aircraft. This film shows how Polish pilots carry out what is, to them, a merely routine job.

: Balloons

A film from Poland.
On a summer's day in Warsaw, a bunch of balloons is released, floating over the roofs of the old houses and the green spaces of the parks.

: Sunday Special: V.S.O.

These initials mean adventure overseas - for young people ready to go anywhere and do a useful job of work for a minimum of twelve months. Who are they?; Why do they go?; What is the point of the operation?
Eric Blennerhassett speaks some of them and talks to Alec Dickson the Director of Voluntary Service Overseas.
From the Midlands


Presenter: Eric Blennerhassett
Interviewee: Alec Dickson
Director: John Davies

: The News and The Weather Man

(to 18.15)

: Meeting Point: The Rebellious Years

According to a recent survey 'six out of seven of our Sunday School children have been lost to the church'. Is there something wrong with the way religion is taught?; Can it be taught at all?
A discussion between Anne Allen, J.P., The Rev. Dr. Roy Lee and Kenneth Barnes
Headmaster of Wennington School.


Panellist: Anne Allen
Panellist: The Rev. Dr. Roy Lee
Panellist: Kenneth Barnes
Cameraman: Alan Jonas
Film editor: Peter Austen-Hunt
Producer: Oliver Hunkin

: The News

: The Sunday Film presents: The Iron Petticoat

[Starring] Bob Hope and Katharine Hepburn
with James Robertson, Robert Helpman, David Kossoff, Paul Carpenter

A hilarious comedy about the efforts of an American Air Force officer to introduce a serious-minded woman pilot from the Soviet Union to the gaiety of London night life.
See page 12


Producer: Betty Box
Director: Ralph Thomas
Chuck Lockwood: Bob Hope
Vinka Kovelenko: Katharine Hepburn
Col Sklarnoff: James Robertson Justice
Ivan Kropotkin: Robert Helpman
Dubratz: David Kossoff
Col Tarbell: Allan Gifford
Lewis: Paul Carpenter
Connie: Noelle Middleton
Tony Mallard: Nicholas Phipps
Paul: Sidney James
Senator: Alexander Gauge
Lingerie Clerk: Richard Wattis
Tityana: Sandra Dorne
Sutsiyawa: Tutte Lemkow

: Does the Team Think?

Members of the public put questions to a team of distinguished experts.
The great minds are: Jimmy Edwards, Ted Ray, Bernard Braden, Frank Muir.
In the chair, McDonald Hobley
See page 13


Panellist: Jimmy Edwards
Panellist: Ted Ray
Panellist: Bernard Braden
Panellist: Frank Muir
Chairman: McDonald Hobley
Director: Syd Lotterby
Producer: Edward Taylor

: Ask Anne

A television request show introduced by Anne Shelton and produced by Bryan Sears.
A series of programmes in which viewers choose the music and songs to be sung and played tonight by Anne Shelton and her guests Jimmy Logan, Ian Wallace, Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band, Douglas Squires, Una Stubbs, The Foursome.
Viewers taking part in this programme are interviewed by Patrick Feeny.


Singer/presenter: Anne Shelton
Producer: Bryan Sears
Singer: Jimmy Logan
Singer: Ian Wallace
Musicians: Acker Bilk and his Paramount Jazz Band
Dancer/choreographer: Douglas Squires
Dancer: Una Stubbs
Singers: The Foursome
Interviewer: Patrick Feeny
Musical director: Harry Rabinowitz
Orchestra leader: Alec Firman
Film editor: Ken Cooper
Designer: Cephas Howard

: The News

: What's a Saint?

A film written and introduced by Christopher Mayhew which looks for an answer to this question in the life of St. Theresa of Avila.
The words of the saint spoken by Dame Flora Robson.
See page 12


Writer/presenter: Christopher Mayhew
Voice: Dame Flora Robson
Specialist adviser: Fr. Otger Steggink, Ord, Carm.
Photographed in Spain by: Gerry Pullen
Editor: Arthur Smith
Producer: Peter Hamilton

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